Best for First Date in Manchester

Take the stress out of your first date with that someone special with our hand picked list. With a bar or restaurant to suit any style of date (and any wallet size too), Manchester has got you covered from stylish champagne bars to rustic restaurants. So if you're looking for the perfect place to wine and dine your crush on a first date, look no further than our list of recommended venues in Manchester. Enjoy!

Last updated on 17th July 2018




Banyan Manchester

617 user reviews 4

Fizz Friday - £18.95 Prosecco all day and 1 other offer

Taking up residency in the Corn Exchange, there's a wonderfully stylish and relaxed feel to Banyan. Open for mid-day coffee and cake, a dinner date or just a few chilled out cocktails, it's an easy-going place to get to know somebody knew. Pick out something from their Stylishly Beautiful cocktail section and enjoy homely yet simple food if you're sticking around for some dinner.

Cloud 23

5 user reviews 4

Thursday Sunday Club

Spectacular views from the top of Beetham Tower in the Hilton make Cloud 23 a daters heaven. This rooftop bar offers champagne and cocktails as well as a global bottled beer selection, in the centre of Deansgate. Ceiling to floor windows make the most of the impressive views while you enjoy their award-winning menu of locally sourced ingredients and beautifully cooked European dishes. The perfect setting to impress someone special!

Dusk til Pawn

5 user reviews 5

With its secretive appeal, darkly lit interior and cosy corners to huddle together in, this cool Northern Quarter bar makes an ideal spot for a first date in Manchester. Break the ice (and get to know more about eachother) by playing on the free jukebox together, and loosen up with a few of Dusk Til Pawn's expertly crafted cocktails.